Hoping the Blunt Act Goes Away

I just called my Senators, Scott Brown and John Kerry, to vote against the Blount Act.  This law would allow employers and religious organizations to deny coverage, especially for contraceptives on moral grounds(this entry is ONLY about birth control bills) .  Senator Brown has already said he would vote for it but I called anyway.…

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A Conversation With My Mother About Women’s Healthcare

The other day I was having lunch with my 87 year old mother at her favorite Thai restaurant and as usual, we were reviewing the state of affairs of relatives and friends.  When we got to her 86 year old friend Mary, a retired (at 80) pediatric endocrinologist, my mother became very animated.  She proceeded…

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